Ryan Preece’s short-lived, but ambitious 2017 NASCAR XFINITY Series schedule began three weeks ago at his de facto home track, New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Austin Dillon topped the chart in first XFINITY Series practice at Bristol Motor Speedway. The driver of the No. 2 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet was the fastest in the first practice session with a time of 15.570 123.237 mph.
With the emergence of NASCAR’s next generation of stars defining the 2017 season, NASCAR today announced new guidelines that will further highlight the young talent battling for championships in the NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.
But since the drivers are now questioning it, it's time for us to reevaluate our position and work with the community on looking at possibly different ways to enforce the pit road rules. The teams are obviously pushing harder than they ever have in this area, and it's time for us to take a look at it. But we'll do that as an industry.
Brad Keselowski will lead the field to the green flag on Sunday at the Tricky Triangle. The driver of the No. 2 Team Penske Ford scored the pole for Sunday's Axalta "We Paint Winners" 400 at Pocono Raceway with a time of 49.525 and a speed of 181.726 mph.
MARTINSVILLE, Va. -- Kyle Larson topped the chart in first Sprint Cup Series practice at Martinsville Speedway. The driver of the No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet was the fastest in the first practice session with a time of 19.289 and a speed of 98.170 mph.
BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Kyle Busch topped the chart in first Sprint Cup Series practice at Bristol Motor Speedway. The driver of the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota was the fastest in the first practice session with a time of 14.878 and a speed of 128.969 mph.
A day-long slate of inclement weather didn’t dampen the fun for race fans who partied in the rain on Friday at Charlotte Motor Speedway, but showers pushed back the exciting Sprint Showdown and the North Carolina Education Lottery 200 to a Saturday showcase of races that will conclude at night with the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race, the biggest all-star event in sports.